A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
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The Dodge Momentum Index slipped 1% in August from a downwardly revised July reading but jumped 17% year-over-year, Dodge Construction Network reported on Thursday. The index “is...
The search for workers has intensified from a year ago, according to results from the 2022 AGC of America- Autodesk Workforce Survey, which AGC posted on August 31...
In 2020, a group of volunteers from across the construction industry collaborated to launch the inaugural Construction Suicide Prevention Week. The week is dedicated to raising...
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The construction industry added 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor...